Scott Hogan-Smith

Background

Scott is a Director of the firm and has over 16 years of public practice experience in boutique firms in both Perth and Sydney. A member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia, Scott has experience in business services, taxation and consulting with particular interests in due diligence, tax-effective structuring and working with subsidiaries of multinational companies.

He actively engages with clients in a broad range of industries including high net worth individuals, media, online, dental and legal practices, and government agencies.

Along with extensive experience in Australian Tax matters, Scott also has international experience through an exchange to a large Consulting firm in San Francisco and spent part of his under-graduate degree studying in the United States. This has developed his skills in International Tax and Consulting, along with giving him invaluable experience in the international business environment.

Scott is committed to providing not only outstanding client service but also clear and concise advice to our clients to ensure they not only meet their statutory obligations in Australia, but also see us as a Partner in their businesses growth and development.

Significant Matters

Online Retailer

Re-structured ownership of the Group for tax efficiency, asset protection and charitable giving.

Wholesaler

Implemented a Corporate re-structure to streamline the number of business operating entities and allow for improved visibility of business unit performance.

Transfer Pricing

Facilitated and implement transfer pricing arrangements for clients in the distribution and wholesale industries to allow for compliance in multiple tax jurisdictions.

Dental Industry

Advised on numerous Practice Acquisitions including valuation of Practices, benchmarking and assisting with negotiations on price and conditions of sale.

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Areas of Expertise

  • International Taxation
  • Taxation Advisory
  • Business Services
  • Business Valuation and Structuring
  • Asset Protection
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Resident Director Services
  • Starting a Business in Australia
  • Online and New Media Industry

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Murdoch University
  • Master of Applied Taxation, University of New South Wales

Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Chartered Tax Advisor
  • The Taxation Institute
  • Registered Tax Agent

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